Transportation

Legacy Trail Extension Wins Approval

Sarasota County voters on Tuesday passed a measure that will connect the existing Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Retirement

'Boomer Conference' Takes Place Nov. 16

The keynote speaker is Jeri Sedlar, co-author of Don’t Retire: Rewire!

11/06/2018 By Staff

Environment

Organizations Partner to Boost 'Urban Forest' in Venice

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast is partnering with Venice Area Beautification, Inc. to create an "urban forest" along the Intracoastal Waterway.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Retail

Consignment Shop Celebrates Expansion, Renovation

The Exchange, formerly the Woman’s Exchange, is celebrating the opening of its new 3,000-square-foot furniture wing.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

Polls Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday

A reminder to cast your ballot in this year's midterm elections.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Florida Home Sales Up

Sales of single-family homes in Florida were 7.5 percent higher in the third quarter of 2018 than during the same time period last year.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Food

Construction Company Finishes Restaurant Remodel

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently overhauled the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Venice.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Jaguar Dealership Begins Offering Electric Car

Wilde Jaguar Sarasota recently began offering the new zero-emissions, all-electric 2019 Jaguar I-PACE.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Politics

Elections Supervisor to Discuss Local Results Next Week

Ron Turner will offer a recap of Tuesday's local election results at the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

The American economy added 250,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate remained 3.7 percent, according to new data.

11/02/2018 By Staff

Health care

Speaker Series Features Parkinson's Experts

The Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's is offering free presentations on living with Parkinson's and new research on the disease.

11/02/2018 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Names New Operations Specialist

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently promoted Kim Pettit, who joined the firm last year.

11/02/2018 By Staff

Design

Interior Design Firm Recognized for Work on Wealth Management, Tech Spaces

Sarasota's Space as Art Interior Design recently won three design excellence awards from the American Society of Interior Designers.

11/01/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Hands Out Lifetime Achievement, Physician of the Year Awards

Sarasota Memorial Hospital recently honored nephrologist Domenick Cover, M.D., and emergency medicine specialist Reuben Holland, M.D.

11/01/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Window and Door Maker's Sales Up 57 Percent in Quarter Three

Sales at North Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $199 million in the third quarter of this year.

11/01/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant to Help Create Fast-Track Job Training Programs

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions recently awarded the workforce development nonprofit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative a $150,000 grant.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Health care

Local Nursing Homes Named to Magazine's List of the Nation's Best

Four area nursing homes were recently named to U.S. News & World Report's list of best nursing homes.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Arts

New Art Gallery Opens Saturday

Gaze Modern is opening to the public this weekend at 340 Central Ave., Sarasota.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Deals

Company Wins Contract to Build Quay Infrastructure

Jon F. Swift Construction was recently awarded the contract to build the utility infrastructure for Quay Sarasota by GreenPointe Holdings.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Offers Free Workshops on Civility in the Workplace

The trainings will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Venice and on Friday, Nov. 9, in Sarasota.

10/30/2018 By Staff